Expert Search

The experts identified here are staff, managing editors, senior fellows, and policy advisors (unpaid volunteers) to The Heartland Institute, as well as persons affiliated with other think tanks who have agreed to be identified as topic area experts for Heartland.

Michael Nelson

Professor, Interim Associate Chair, Department of Economics, University of Akron

Michael J. New

Assistant Professor, University of Alabama

Marita Noon

Executive Director, Citizen's Alliance for Responsible Energy

John Nothdurft

Director of Government Relations, The Heartland Institute

James O'Brien

Professor Emeritus of Meteorology and Oceanography, The Florida State University

Don Ohannes

Investment Director, Allstate Insurance Company (retired); Project Financing Consultant

Kendra Okonski

Former Environment Programme Director, International Policy Network

Jane M. Orient, M.D.

Executive Director, Association of American Physicians and Surgeons

Isaac Orr

Research Fellow

Mack Ott

Economist

Randal O’Toole

Senior Fellow, Cato Institute

Sean Parnell

Research Fellow, Health Policy

R. Timothy Patterson

Professor of Geology, Carleton University

Jeffrey Paul

Professor of Philosophy, Bowling Green State University (emeritus)

Daniel A. Pavsek

Professor Emeritus of Economics and Information Systems Technology, Shenandoah University

Bill Peacock

Vice President of Research and Director of the Center for Economic Freedom, Texas Public Policy Foundation

William S. Peirce

Professor Emeritus of Economics, Case Western Reserve University

Mr. Alfred Pekarek

Assistant Professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, St. Cloud State University

Sam Peltzman

Emeritus, Business School, University of Chicago

Ronald J. Pestritto, Ph.D.

is Graduate Dean and Professor of Politics, Hillsdale College